All posts by Alex Vent

About Alex Vent

I have worked at Arbeia Roman Fort for the past four years, teaching school groups all about archaeology. It's great fun, and the children make every day different - I get some very unusual answers to questions I ask. I once got asked if I was a Roman!

My interests include photography, reading and travelling and I love meeting up with my friends for a good old chat!

I hope you enjoy reading my blog and please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions or comments to make!

Wor Life Poppy Project

As part of our Wor Life project, commemorating the role of the North East in the First World War, we have been involving schools, families and community groups in creating poppies in our venues.  The poppies have been interpreted differently… Read more

Altar your Preconceptions

I have worked at Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum for nearly four years now and I’ve only just been on a full tour of the site! I know I should be ashamed of myself and I am! But I’m glad… Read more